Administration, Communications/Marketing/PR, Government Relations
4 Year Degree
The City of Bozeman, Montana is seeking a full time Communications Coordinator to perform a variety of functions associated with developing, coordinating, and delivering all of the City’s communications and public affairs efforts. This includes written materials, media relations, and various other internal and external means of communication. This is a new position and requires a self-starter who is driven to develop and implement critical communications functions for the City. This position requires the ability to create and maintain effective relationships with the City Manager, other City officials and employees, various local agencies, the media, and the general public. Excellent communication and customer service skills are required.
This is an excellent full-time career opportunity with many benefits. As a City of Bozeman employee, you will be part of a team that is committed to impacting and serving the community. This great opportunity also provides enrollment in an established retirement system with significant employer contribution, generous vacation and sick time accruals, and excellent medical, dental and vision benefits!
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY, GO TO WWW.BOZEMAN.NET
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public or Media Relations, Public Administration, Journalism, or a related field; AND • At least 3-5 years-experience in local government public relations or journalism including communication and presentation skills; OR • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: • Thorough knowledge of effective media, public relations, and communications; • Thorough knowledge of and experience with creating and writing press releases, newsletters, speeches, and other forms of communication outlets; • Some knowledge of and ability to quickly learn current practices and procedures involved in City service delivery.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary depending on experience and qualifications.